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. on there you may be able to see an f.b.i. tag. so this is what is left of what caused the chaos in boston. >> among items partially recovered are pieces of black nylon that could be from a backpack that appear to be fragments of bbs and nails contained in a pressure cooker device. >> they are expediting this lab evidence to quantico, virginia for a thorough analysis. >> in addition the this morning, it was determined that both of the explosives were placed in a dark-colored nylon bag or backpack. bag would have been heavy because of the components believed to be in it. at this point it's difficult to determine specific components that were used until we can eliminate other factors that may have been already present. >> greta: who is the evil killer? who killed an eight-year-old child and terrorized thousands of people. new information, photos of deadly explosives to take a look what is left of one of bombs. our fox station in atlanta believed to show the actual bomb used in the attack. for the latest, we go to rick levanthol live in boston. rick, the latest? >> reporter: remarkable set of
knows who did this. >> pelley: but they're still at the starting line. >> the f.b.i. is investigating it as an act of terrorism. >> pelley: john miller, bob orr and elaine quijano have the latest including what we now know about the bombs. we've learned the identities of two of the dead, a woman and an 8-year-old. jeff glor on martin, the boy who put a face on the tragedy. dr. jon lapook tells us how the youngest of the wounded are being treated tonight. and don dahler on the stories survivors are telling. >> everybody was just spectacular. the most well organized response i've seen in my entire life. captioning sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting tonight from boston. boston. >> pelle >> pelley: good evening. no motive, no suspects, and the f.b.i. is now asking for help to identify the marathon bomber. they found a lot of evidence in the area behind us. we're just across the street from the boston public library next to boylston street where two bombs exploded yesterday at the world's premiere marathon. the f.b.i. app
in the boston marathon bombing. the f.b.i. investigating -- look at this photo. this is an abandoned bag near the finish line. could that be the bomb? these brand-new photos in the mangled metal left behind now being tested by the military. >>steve: in washington, d.c. an envelope filled with deadly poison mailed to a u.s. senator that stopped the mail in washington. >>brian: at least the victim of -- one of the victims of the boston bombing looking for the hero who saved her life and brought her through a tough time by telling her his story. the miss steer kwrus tyler comes forward -- the miss miss -- mysterious tyler comes forward after a plea from the governor. >>gretchen: good to be back. i was on an airplane and could not get back to the east coast. glad to be back. >>steve: yesterday talking about what we knew fact-wise. now the stories are coming out, and there are amazing stories concerning heroism and what we know regarding the bomb. >>brian: the bomb and the bomber as people scramble to find out who did this to stop the next one. >>gretchen: brand-new details on boston. we have live
exploded yesterday at the world's premiere marathon. the f.b.i. appealed to the public came this evening. the agent in charge, richard deslauriers asked the public for leads and photographs and summed up the investigation this way. >> at this time, there are no claims of responsibility. the range of suspects and motives remains wide open. >> pelley: investigators say this was one of the most photographed areas in the country yesterday. but did anyone capture the image of the person or persons who planted the bombs that killed at least three people and wounded more than 170 including spectator leann yawny. >> i'm alive. and being so close to the blast, you know, it could have turned out way worse. >> pelley: she was one of the lucky ones. 27 of the wounded remain in critical condition this evening. among the dead, eight-year-old martin richard of dorchester, massachusetts. and late today another of those killed was identified. 29-year-old krystle campbell of medfordford. we've also learned more about the two bombs planted near the finish line. they were filled with nails and ball bearings
iraq, just like the murrah building in oklahoma city. >> brown: then, the f.b.i. released photos of two suspects in the boston bombings. we update the investigation, as the president and first lady attend a prayer service in the city to mourn the victims and offer words of hope. >> even when our heart aches, we summon the strength that maybe we didn't even know we had. and we carry on; we finish the race. >> suarez: hari sreenivasan reports on the increased use of drones here at home, amid growing concerns about privacy and their use down the road. >> brown: a new path to citizenship for the country's 11 million un-documented immigrants was unveiled today by a bi- partisan group of senators. margaret warner talks to one of them, dick durbin of illinois. >> suarez: and we sit down with the head of the world bank, jim yong kim, about his new push to tackle extreme poverty around the globe. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by th
are injured and the death toll right now is unknown. >>steve: fox news has confirmed f.b.i. has clear photographs of two suspects in the boston marathon bombing. we're going to tell you what we know this morning. >>brian: we have a picture. and a mississippi man arrested for sending poison-laced letters to the president of the united states and other lawmakers on capitol hill. all of these stories right now. >>gretchen: first that fox news alert from texas. terror as a massive blast rips through a fertilizer plant near waco, texas. the horrifying moment caught on cell phone video. >> are you okay? >> i can't hear. get out of here. please get out of here. >> oh my god! >>gretchen: the fire explosion leveling dozens of homes and businesses within an eight to ten-block radius. here's what we know so far this morning. police believe 5 to 15 people may be dead. three to five volunteer fire fighters are missing. more than 160 others have been hurt. >>brian: after the fire comes an explosion. almost within two hours of the fire. and people instinctively go there. it's a small town. many peop
the f.b.i. has already reached and that is -- that is the nature of and the focus of their investigation. >> this was a heinous and cowardly act, and given what we now know about what took place, the f.b.i. is investigating it as an act of terrorism. >> bill: and the president says he we all know what an act of terrorism is and why this qualifies. >> anytime bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror. >> so the latest we know three dead from the double bombing there at the finish of the boston marathon an 8-year-old boy, a young 29-year-old spectator, woman spectator who just came there to see the runners cross the finish line and a chinese nationalist graduate student who has not yet been identified who, again, was there among the spectators. three dead, 140 wounded, probably a couple of dozen of whom, if not more were looking for the exact -- looking for the exact number actually lost their limbs, lost legs because of the force of this -- of these blasts. all the fbi can tell us, as rick delaura does, the makin
that need to be collected and cat hrogz, packaged and da da catalogued, eventually transported to the f.b.i. for analysis. they have a particular section that is called the t-dac, it is the terrorist explosive device analytical center. they have highly trained individuals who have seen a lot of improvise eddie vices both domestically and internationally >> we saw images of balance bearings the other day. -- ball bearings the other day, maybe evidence of a circuit board. perhaps there was a zipper that purchase jived the bombing. how does that -- survived the bombing. how does that all fit together and where do you start on that? >> the ball bearings the significance of those really is the addition of shrapnel to a device. when the device explodes adds additional material which can travel through the air at a high rate of speed causing injury to individuals as well as physical destruction to inch and ta math objects. the use of electron cal components can be used in a variety of different ways to initiate a device and individuals will have to make a determination if those electronic componen
and director of the f.b.i., robert mueller. for the yearly open hearing before the house intelligence committee. as a reminder to all members, we're in open session, and we should be careful not to discuss classified matters. whether we have a closed session immediately following this session to address sensitive matters. i just want to congratulate our committee yesterday, an 18-2 vote on the cyber security information sharing bill. we thought it was a great start. this morning, because of changes made, the bill received the endorsement of tech net, largest high-tech association with the largest number of high-tech companies. we're pleased with that and looking forward to moving forward so our intelligence services can share bad stuff with the good guys. the purpose is to allow the american people to hear from those responsible for providing the intelligence to protect the united states and for america, to see firsthand the oversight conducted by their elected representatives. as always, we live in dangerous times. a nuclear north korea continues its bellicose behavior, threatening american al
john brennan and f.b.i. director robert mueller, head by the house intelligence committee. it's an hour and 45 minutes. >> bring the committee to order. we will get our opening statements under way to get to our distinguished panelists and statements. i want to welcome national intelligence director james clapper, cia director john brennan. director of defense intelligence agency, michael flynn and director of the f.b.i., robert mueller. for the yearly open hearing before the house intelligence committee. as a reminder to all members, we're in open session and we should be careful not to discuss classified matters. whether he have a closed session immediately following this session to address sensitive matters. late our t to congrat committee yesterday, 18-2 vote on the cyber security information sharing bill we thought was a great start this morning because of changes made in the bill received the endorsement of tech net, largest high-tech association, association with the largest number of high-tech committees came in this morning. we're pleased with that and looking forward to movin
. the united states of america is by adam, an ed american al qaeda on the f.b.i.'s most wanted list who taunts america and says this, you can see it on buzz feed, america is absolutely awash with . sily attainable firearms large capacity clips. you can get them even without ny identification. this from the most wanted on the f.b.i. list. we need to vote in the united states congress. if these young children had the courage to go after their assailant, if the teachers stepped in the way to protect, does congress have the will and the courage to stand up and merely do what it was elected to do? cast a vote in both chambers. cast a vote on behalf of the american people. cast a vote on behalf of these children, on behalf of these parents who have come here to besiege the united states its ess only to do responsibility, to do what we .ake the oath of office for 92% of the american people believe that we need universal background checks. we have to make sure that our body, both the senate and house, take up this legislation. in the aftermath of yet another tragedy on patriots day, the most patriotic
came in was call director mueller at the f.b.i. to get an update on this. because obviously we -- there no familiar in america -- family in america that wants justice than the state department family, believe me. so i wanted to know where we are. and i think we are making progress. now, there's video as you-all know. we have identified people. and they are building a case. we are going through the tedious, laborious, and very difficult process of gaining evidence from the part of the country which is dangerous. and working in a place where the standards are different and the expectations are different. we are working through that. but i can guarantee you this. i think all of you know because of bob mueller's service, and peoplera years that passed a law to allow him to serve, there is no more dedicated or capable leader of the f.b.i. and there is nobody more committed to do this. i have confidence in that. i also have confidence in something else. this president of the united states made it clear once before that he would do what was necessary to bring somebody to justice. and
, including f.b.i. director muller, attorney general holder, secretary napolitano, and my counterterrorism and homeland security advisor, lisa monaco, on the attacks in boston. we continue to mobilize and deploy all appropriate law enforcement resources to protect our citizens and investigate and to respond to this attack. obviously our first thoughts this morning are with the victims. their families and the city of boston. explosionst two gravely wounded dozens of americans and took the lives of others, including a 8-year-old boy. this was a heinous and cowardly act and given what we now know about what took place, the f.b.i.'s investigating it as an act of terrorism. any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror. what we don't yet know, however, is who carried out this attack or why, whether it was planned and executed by a terrorist organization, foreign or domestic, or was the act of a malevolent individual. that's what we don't yet know. and clearly we're at the beginning of our investigation. it will take time to follow every lead and determine what hap
said the f.b.i. is investigating this as an act of terrorism and the full force of the federal government will support the response and the federal investigation. there is no current evidence that the attack was part of a broader plot. but out of caution, we don't to keep in place enhanced security measures seen and unseen with coordination of state and local partners. we urge the american people to remain vigil legend and report any signs of suspicious activity to local law enforcement. we thank the people of boston for their response. we stand in solidarity with them and with everyone who has been making sure that the response, the recovery, and the investigation continue full force. beyond that, mr. chairman, i should not say anything in an unclassified setting except to reassure the committee that d.h.s. is put in full force into providing the f.b.i. with any and all assistance it requires in addition doing a number of other things with the city of boston. >> thank you. >> as you know, this year marks the 10th anniversary of the d.h.s., the largest creation of federal gover
marathon. i've spoken to f.b.i. director mueller ansecrary homeland security napolitano. they're mobilizing the appropriate resources to investigate and to respond. i've updated leaders of congress in both parties and we reaffirm that on days like this there are no republicans or democrats. we are americans, united in concern for our fellow citizens. i've also spoken with governor patrick and mayor menino and made it clear that they have every single federal resource necessary to care for the victims and counsel the families. above all, i made clear to them that all americans stand wi the people of bosn. boston police, firefighters, and first responders as well as the national guard responded heroically and continue to do so as we speak. just a reminder that so many americans serve and sacrifice on our behalf every single day without regard to their own safety in dangerous and difficult circumstances. and we salute all those who assisted in responding so quickly and professionally to this tragedy. we still do not know who did this or why. and people shouldn't jump to colusis before we have
't realize. did you realize when he came back from that trip to north korea, the f.b.i. was waiting at the airport? we want to ask you some questions. they said what were you guys talking about? and he revealed what they were talking about. if he goes back on august 1, he hopes they continue the dialogue and just have fun. >>brian: i think we'll end up looking weak. we have this standoff. we spend all this money to send this message that things are going to be different. we're not going to overreact to what you do. we say let's talk, let's ratchet this down. we come off looking weak, he comes off looking stronger. >> if nothing happens through midnight tonight north korea time, then something worked. >>gretchen: remember what one of the analysts told us last week which i think is important to point out once again which is is this all a ruse to keep away the real attention on the way in which north korea treats its own people? to me, that was the one thing that stuck in my head from last week. yeah, he can make all these threats and fireworks and where is he and has there been a coup
that the f.b.i. maintains, depends on the states sending information to the f.b.i. that they could use to screen out gun buyers. as a matter of fact, the shooter at the virginia tech had been adjudicated mentally ill by the state of virginia, but that information was never forwarded to the f.b.i. to be used on a background check. so he could therefore purchase weapons without a hit occurring on the nics background check system. after 2008, we passed legislation encourage the states, trying to incentivize them to send the information to the f.b.i. so that wouldn't happen again. and we know from the general accountability of course, the g.a.o., that the report of compliance with that law is dismal indeed. many states just simply haven't done it. i believe there are things we can do to further incentivize the states to send that information so that the background check system maintained by the f.b.i. actually works to preclude shooters like the virginia tech shooter from legally buying weapons because there would be a hit on the background check system, and he would be stopped from that s
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